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by la.khan
01 Mar 2021 11:40
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Space Program: News & Discussion
Replies: 65
Views: 12492

Re: Indian Space Program: News & Discussion

First mission of ISRO in 2021 on a Sunday and it's longest too, and just 2 posts on the event. We have come a long way! I didn’t even watch it, probably the first launch I have missed watching in a long, long time. So, ISRO launched yet another PSLV rocket successfully. Congrats! This is so routine...
by la.khan
01 Mar 2021 09:30
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Terroristan - November 11, 2019
Replies: 2455
Views: 624416

Re: Terroristan - November 11, 2019

Carin Jodha Fisher wow ..that's the worst twitter bio I've ever seen and in this day and age that's saying something So, this German/American/whatever stays in J&K for 10 years, considers J&K as "IOK", gets booted out by the BJP government (specifically The Dove). After 10 years o...
by la.khan
22 Feb 2021 18:21
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: 2021 Strategic and Political Analysis-1
Replies: 2515
Views: 229019

Re: 2021 Strategic and Political Analysis-1

2012 was when the it became clear Namo would be the face of BJP campaign and for 2 years, we saw Gujarat 2002 being replayed again and again. Fast forward to 9 years later, the crosshairs are now on Yogi. Problem is Yogi's stellar record becomes harder for the dumbos to besmirch . They are well on ...
by la.khan
14 Feb 2021 15:44
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Tejas Mk.1 & Mk.1A: News & Discussions: 04 January 2021
Replies: 555
Views: 129770

Re: Tejas Mk.1 & Mk.1A: News & Discussions: 04 January 2021

srai wrote:la.khan,

Those are work of art (software-aided) ... not real photographs :wink:

Thanks for the reply. I need new spectacles :oops:
by la.khan
14 Feb 2021 14:50
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Tejas Mk.1 & Mk.1A: News & Discussions: 04 January 2021
Replies: 555
Views: 129770

Re: Tejas Mk.1 & Mk.1A: News & Discussions: 04 January 2021

https://twitter.com/Kuntal__biswas/status/1360222884216492032?s=20 Nice pics from Kuntal Biswas! When I looked at the pictures, it took me a few minutes to realize these might be photoshopped. But again, what was photoshopped? Tail number? Fit & finish? Camouflage colour scheme? Ordnance/missil...
by la.khan
04 Feb 2021 17:40
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Tejas Mk2 Medium Weight Fighter: News & Discussion - 23 February 2019
Replies: 1095
Views: 346447

Re: Tejas Mk2 Medium Weight Fighter: News & Discussion - 23 February 2019

I hope the picture above of LCA Mk2 with all the weapons it can/meant to deliver is true :eek: Look at the options any airbase commander has if/when called to action :shock: I get most of the weapons are bombs or missiles. But what are 1. TARA 2. Lizard. Is this desi or imported? Who came up with th...
by la.khan
29 Jan 2021 10:55
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Social Media Watch Thread
Replies: 456
Views: 43971

Re: Social Media Watch Thread

So, @TrueIndology/@BharadwajSpeaks is gone again from Twitter? :evil:
by la.khan
27 Jan 2021 11:36
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Tejas Mk2 Medium Weight Fighter: News & Discussion - 23 February 2019
Replies: 1095
Views: 346447

Re: Tejas Mk2 Medium Weight Fighter: News & Discussion - 23 February 2019

John: Thanks for the reply. So, Brahmos-A is limited by its delivery platform (only Su30MKI) and only 40 of these :( srai: Thanks for the correction. I thought Brahmos-A and Brahmos-NG were the same. My bad. So, Brahmos-A is meant only for Su30MKI and Brahmos NG, still under development, will be arm...
by la.khan
27 Jan 2021 09:56
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Tejas Mk2 Medium Weight Fighter: News & Discussion - 23 February 2019
Replies: 1095
Views: 346447

Re: Tejas Mk2 Medium Weight Fighter: News & Discussion - 23 February 2019

We need air launch low-vis CM in hundreds, so it must be Indian developed. Just need a CM engine and a bigger SAAW. For LCA Mk2, I thought Brahmos was a given. Can Brahmos, as it exists today launched from a Su30MKI, be ported over to LCA Mk2? In the case of Su30MKI, ability to launch Brahmos was a...
by la.khan
24 Jan 2021 08:39
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Terroristan - November 11, 2019
Replies: 2455
Views: 624416

Re: Terroristan - November 11, 2019

Pakis want 0.5M doses as gift? With an average price of $3/dose this amounts $1.5M. For $1.5M whole Paki cabinet is praising iron blothel China. Pakis are sure cheap.. Chinis even ask them to bring their own plane to carry it:) The doses will go to Gernails and Fauj first... Pakis being pakis do no...
by la.khan
19 Jan 2021 09:26
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Terroristan - November 11, 2019
Replies: 2455
Views: 624416

Re: Terroristan - November 11, 2019

HEC’s new PhD policy sparks concern in academic circles. The policy removes the requirement to send PhD dissertations to foreign experts for review and dissertations can now be sent to Pakistani experts too for the purpose Binori Madrasa teacher will now issue a fatwa declaring Abdul/Ayesha as Doct...
by la.khan
10 Jan 2021 13:24
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Terroristan - November 11, 2019
Replies: 2455
Views: 624416

Re: Terroristan - November 11, 2019

How pathetic is the electricity/power situation in p*kiland? The Russian Energy Giant Mining Bitcoin With Virtually Free Energy Thanks to the climbing price of Bitcoin, this week the cryptocurrency’s energy consumption topped that of Pakistan--a nation of more than 200 million people. Mining cryptoc...
by la.khan
02 Jan 2021 15:10
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Kerala, Andhra and Tamil Nadu - news and strategy thread
Replies: 1964
Views: 298353

Re: Kerala, Andhra and Tamil Nadu - news and strategy thread

Does an electoral candidate need to specify/declare his/her religious affiliation? I know they have to declare income, assets, caste, pending police/legal/criminal cases. I don't know if a candidate needs to specify his/her religion. Willing to be corrected by legal eagles.
by la.khan
31 Dec 2020 09:13
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Artillery Corps: News & Discussion
Replies: 1323
Views: 380751

Re: Artillery Corps: News & Discussion

Would be interesting to see if Bharat Forge will make a Mounted system of its 52 caliber ULH I am sure they will be able to mount it on a light 6X6. Will be really Kick Ass for our Army. That may be true but the problem is not what Bharat Forge can build; they have built quite a few artillery guns....
by la.khan
28 Dec 2020 09:47
Forum: Military Issues Archive
Topic: Tejas Mk.1 & Mk.1A: News & Discussions: 23 February 2019
Replies: 3885
Views: 1218473

Re: Tejas Mk.1 & Mk.1A: News & Discussions: 23 February 2019

The LCA program has been on since the 90s and has run through democrat and republican governments. Nations have interests and no friends. We always forget that and get needlessly distracted. The GOI has had 20-30 years to stock up on GE engines. If they haven't - whose fault should that be? And any...
by la.khan
28 Dec 2020 09:12
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Artillery Corps: News & Discussion
Replies: 1323
Views: 380751

Re: Artillery Corps: News & Discussion

and yes, for the last time ATAGS is coming Athos ain't, why? because the one paying says so. no matter what Chandigarh lobby tries ATAGS is coming. Thank you for that emphatic assertion! Need something like on the Tejas Mk.1 & Mk.1A: News & Discussions thread too. If you have any informatio...
by la.khan
23 Dec 2020 09:27
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Terroristan - November 11, 2019
Replies: 2455
Views: 624416

Re: Terroristan - November 11, 2019

So, a dissident in the West raised her voice against her government as so many dissidents do. What has Karima Baloch said that is so damaging to p*kis that merits a hit? Is it this easy to murder a dissident in Sweden or Canada? And, nobody bats an eyelid in the West? It is one thing for governments...
by la.khan
09 Dec 2020 15:26
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Out-of-India - From Theory to Truth: Part 2
Replies: 5303
Views: 629101

Re: Out-of-India - From Theory to Truth: Part 2

words in English have spelling & pronunciation. Telugu, Hindi, Samskrith do not have either. Agree in general, but didn't get the above bit. I think you meant to say - in English, spelling and pronunciation aren't consistent or one-to-one, whereas in Indian languages they mostly are? Maybe, I w...
by la.khan
08 Dec 2020 09:42
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: 2020 Strategic and Political Analysis-1
Replies: 10196
Views: 1388703

Re: 2020 Strategic and Political Analysis-1

Is there a Punjab thread somewhere. We have one for Andhra/Telangana/Kerala. This farmer protest this is sucking the oxygen out of this thread. I second this. Can all discussions on farm protests, MSP, stubble burning etc. be moved to a dedicated Panjab thread or Agriculture thread? I knew BRF as a...
by la.khan
07 Dec 2020 19:28
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Out-of-India - From Theory to Truth: Part 2
Replies: 5303
Views: 629101

Re: Out-of-India - From Theory to Truth: Part 2

With these linguistic "proofs" of AIT - would it be worthwhile pointing out the vast difference between Indian scripts, and other scripts the world over, including the Greek one? The difference isn't just in the shape of letters or the letters themselves, it is in the entire paradigm of r...
by la.khan
20 Nov 2020 13:33
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Terroristan - November 11, 2019
Replies: 2455
Views: 624416

Re: Terroristan - November 11, 2019

So babaji is more trustworthy than the IA itself now? Sir, IA was referring to LoC/PoK yesterday; Babaji is referring to events last week. Where is the divergence/conflict between IA & Babaji? I see no conflict between either of them. Each is right about what they are referring to. IA/MoD/GoI a...
by la.khan
20 Nov 2020 09:08
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Terroristan - November 11, 2019
Replies: 2455
Views: 624416

Re: Terroristan - November 11, 2019

Here is my reading of the situation. The Indian army has denied any action took place yesterday (19th Nov. 2020). However, if you believe Babaji, something did happen a week back (13th Nov. 2020). Dr. APR @drapr007 #BREAKING : Indian Army carried out multiple pin point strikes on terror launch pads ...
by la.khan
20 Nov 2020 08:53
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: 2020 Strategic and Political Analysis-1
Replies: 10196
Views: 1388703

Re: 2020 Strategic and Political Analysis-1

Or it could further polarize the already polarized poll benefitting BJP? In WB, Mumtaz Banoo is in hot spot. If she doesn't agree to Owaisi overture then a large chunk of her minority faith-fools would drift toward Owaisi. But if she does agree to accept Owaisi's offer then it would be a golden opp...
by la.khan
18 Nov 2020 14:15
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Electric vehicle and power storage
Replies: 194
Views: 30738

Re: Electric vehicle and power storage

Some potential sources of Hydrogen are methane (CH₄), ammonia (NH₃), and water (H₂O). Methane is natural gas (a fossil fuel) and is the most efficient way to extract H₂ as each molecule of methane releases 4 atoms of H₂. However, the carbon atom combines with O₂ in the atmosphere to form CO & CO...
by la.khan
18 Nov 2020 13:04
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Kerala, Andhra and Tamil Nadu - news and strategy thread
Replies: 1964
Views: 298353

Re: Kerala, Andhra and Tamil Nadu - news and strategy thread

Yesterday, I stepped out to go to the bank/post office and I see a huge group of people crowding around an eSeva centre. I thought it was for registering lands in Dharani portal. When I enquired, I was informed it was for receiving INR10k for people affected by recent floods in Bhagyanagaram. No soc...
by la.khan
17 Nov 2020 14:04
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Understanding the US - Again
Replies: 5700
Views: 805156

Re: Understanding the US - Again

In many respects, modern-day India is counted as a success story, says Barack Obama O heathens! Rejoice, for Massa has certified our blighted land as modern and successful :P As the chief architect of India's economic transformation, (former) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh seemed like a fitting embl...
by la.khan
17 Nov 2020 14:04
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: 2020 Strategic and Political Analysis-1
Replies: 10196
Views: 1388703

Re: 2020 Strategic and Political Analysis-1

In many respects, modern-day India is counted as a success story, says Barack Obama O heathens! Rejoice, for Massa has certified our blighted land as modern and successful :P As the chief architect of India's economic transformation, (former) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh seemed like a fitting embl...
by la.khan
25 Oct 2020 09:12
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: 2020 Strategic and Political Analysis-1
Replies: 10196
Views: 1388703

Re: 2020 Strategic and Political Analysis-1

https://twitter.com/ABPNews/status/1319989608453603328 #ABPOpinionPoll - NDA set to return to power in Bihar JDU+ projected to win seats between 135-159 RJD+ likely to get 77-98 LJP - 1-5 seats Others 4-8 What will be interesting to watch the wining split between BJP and JDU and that will determine...
by la.khan
10 Oct 2020 13:48
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Missiles News & Discussions - 17 Dec 2018
Replies: 4233
Views: 1235079

Re: Indian Missiles News & Discussions - 17 Dec 2018

Good to hear indigenous hardware getting the spotlight :) I am hearing of SMART & RudraM1 for the first time. These were test fired in the last 3-4 days. Both seems to have met their objectives. So, what's next? Summer trails, winter trials, rainy/monsoon trials, day and/or night trials, trials ...
by la.khan
02 Oct 2020 10:48
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Understanding the US - Again
Replies: 5700
Views: 805156

Re: Understanding the US - Again

I thought Labour in the UK was the exception but Islam seems to have figured out ways to subvert democracy in the West and not very many Labour/Democrat leaders and/or voters seem to care. The only countries that seem to have figured out Islam are Singapore, Poland, and Japan. Why not include chine...
by la.khan
02 Oct 2020 10:17
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Understanding the US - Again
Replies: 5700
Views: 805156

Re: Understanding the US - Again

I see a few RoPers listed on this very page who have occupied govt positions. Is there a way to track the nationalities of these RoPers? How many of these are pakis, BDs, Iranians, Arabs etc? I don't think Iranians, Arabs really care about Indian subcontinent issues (CAA, Art. 370, Ayodhya, JKL etc)...
by la.khan
10 Sep 2020 14:28
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: India's Border Security with China and Pakistan-2020 - Part 2
Replies: 3535
Views: 723338

Re: India's Border Security with China and Pakistan-2020 - Part 2

Something that has been nagging me for the last few weeks/months, since this sh*t started in Galwan valley. The Chinese are famous for breaking verbal/written agreements, as & when they please. This is the experience of not just GoI/IA, but also others in the international community. PRC has a v...
by la.khan
05 Jul 2020 09:07
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Terroristan - November 11, 2019
Replies: 2455
Views: 624416

Re: Terroristan - November 11, 2019

UK, UAE, EU, and Malaysia start crackdown on Pakistan’s official carrier PIA after report that 30% of Pakistani pilots have fake licenses https://www.opindia.com/2020/07/several-countries-stop-pia-flights-after-reports-of-fake-pakistani-pilots/ When the paki minister outed his own country's pilots ...
by la.khan
30 Jun 2020 12:14
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: India's Border Security with China and Pakistan-2020
Replies: 8042
Views: 1022943

Re: India's Border Security with China and Pakistan-2020

With the early arrival of 6 Rafales and lone S400 battery the war has decidedly swung in our favor. Let’s close this thread and open a new one titled “How Chin was won”. <sarcasm on> Not so fast! Rafales (6 nos) will arrive only by end of Jul. 2020. S400 (1 no) will be delivered in only Oct. 2020. ...
by la.khan
19 Jun 2020 19:30
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: India's Border Security with China and Pakistan-2020
Replies: 8042
Views: 1022943

Re: India's Border Security with China and Pakistan-2020

Manish ji, thanks for posting the details where contributions could be made. Admins: Can this info be made as a sticky/pinned post, perhaps in the Bharat Ke Veer thread? The Army Welfare Fund Battle Casualties account has been opened at Syndicate Bank’s Defence Headquarters Branch, South Block, New ...
by la.khan
13 Jun 2020 18:16
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Terroristan - November 11, 2019
Replies: 2455
Views: 624416

Re: Terroristan - November 11, 2019

Guess who COVID-19 netted?!? Why, yet another p*ki loudmouth :twisted: Former Pakistan cricketer Shahid Afridi tests positive for COVID-19 Former Pakistan cricketer and captain of the Pakistan team Shahid Afridi has tested positive for COVID-19 as per a post on his Twitter account. Shahid Afridi c &...
by la.khan
11 Jun 2020 09:24
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: India's Border Security with China and Pakistan-2020
Replies: 8042
Views: 1022943

Re: India's Border Security with China and Pakistan-2020

Was this posted here? As per Babaji Dr. APR @drapr007 3 formations of IAF fighter jets took off from Bhuj and Adampur airbase last night, 1 of which went towards Karachi and 2 to Bahawalpur. Packages include Mig 29 & Sukhoi-30MKI. What happen after that is classified and you may know about it in...
by la.khan
05 Jun 2020 11:58
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Tejas Mk2 Medium Weight Fighter: News & Discussion - 23 February 2019
Replies: 1095
Views: 346447

Re: Tejas Mk2 Medium Weight Fighter: News & Discussion - 23 February 2019

Eye-poppingly good renderings! I do believe that the landing gear will be taller, given the requirement for SCALP sized ALCM to be carried on the centerline. I think his landing gear design is influenced by the Super Hornet's landing gear, which doesn't match with the design shown on an ADA brochur...
by la.khan
23 May 2020 09:21
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: 2020 Strategic and Political Analysis-1
Replies: 10196
Views: 1388703

Re: 2020 Strategic and Political Analysis-1

is this proof enough that God indeed exists https://pbs.twimg.com/media/EYoNuPgXkAAO1uh?format=jpg&name=large Only a peaceful can take care of another one. While it is always welcome to have a Category 5 Moron to be at the receiving end, that too from a RoPer, the article was copyrighted in 199...
by la.khan
22 May 2020 09:11
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Ram Janmbhoomi Post-SCI Verdict: News and Discussion
Replies: 495
Views: 82040

Re: Ram Janmbhoomi Post-SCI Verdict: News and Discussion

just move the graveyard to the five acres already given to them and let them manage with that. Any idea where the 5 acres land allotted to RoPs is? How far from our 67 acre site? I hope it is nowhere near our bhavya Sri Ram Mandir. I am very certain no Hindu devout would like to hear RoP wailings m...

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